Big bucks buys through the years don't always turn out the way either party expects. Here are a few famous examples.
A new Skype ad campaign touts the benefits of voice and video calling.
Video chat's future is not clear, but several companies, including the maker of VoiceEverywhere, are making moves to be the best on the block at it.
Microsoft has fixed a bug that made it impossible for about a dozen models of Skype-certified phones to log into the service.
Already unique and handy, group messaging app GroupMe would be extra special with more Skype integration.
Windows Phone users now have access to the Skype Internet calling service.
Microsoft will aggressively and broadly integrate Skype across its product portfolio, the company's CFO said Wednesday.
Telemedicine has been around since the 1990s, but psychiatrists say it's increasingly used to treat remote patients as technology and security improves.
Write on your Facebook wall from Skype, spot your friends for a quick chat -- maybe even in HD or in a group.